QuarkXPress® 8: Level 1

Course Specifications

Course number: 084925
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will use QuarkXPress 8 to set up and lay out single-page and multiple-page documents.

Target Student: This course is intended for professional and prospective layout designers and technicians with no experience using QuarkXPress, who need to learn to use QuarkXPress to lay out publications. They have basic word processing skills and may already use Illustrator and Photoshop.

Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system. They should also have basic word processing skills, such as copying and pasting text, formatting type, and so on.

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with a QuarkXPress® Project

Topic 1A: Explore the QuarkXPress® Interface
Topic 1B: Set Up a Layout
Lesson 2: Adding Content to a Layout

Topic 2A: Add Text
Topic 2B: Place Graphics
Lesson 3: Typesetting

Topic 3A: Flow Text
Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs
Topic 3C: Use Style Sheets
Lesson 4: Presenting Text and Graphics in Tables

Topic 4A: Create Tables
Topic 4B: Modify Tables
Lesson 5: Enhancing a Layout

Topic 5A: Apply Colors
Topic 5B: Set Item Properties
Topic 5C: Check Spelling
Topic 5D: Arrange Items
Topic 5E: Convert Text to Boxes
Lesson 6: Finalizing a Document for Output

Topic 6A: Check Usage of Assets
Topic 6B: Export a Layout
Topic 6C: Print a Layout
Topic 6D: Collect for Output